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Bushmills Original Mignature 5cl 40°


• Volume0.05 L
• ABV40 °
• DistilleryThe Old Bushmills
• CountryIreland
• RegionCounty Antrim
• PeatNon Peated
• Reference :20703

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Bushmills Original is a unique, unpeated blend of more than 50% Old Busmills malt whiskey and Irish grain whiskey. This whiskey has a beautiful golden colour thanks to the grain whiskey that has aged up to 5 years in oak casks. When mature, this grain whiskey is blended with a triple-distilled Single Malt whiskey that brings smoothness and balance to Bushmills Original.

This is a sophisticated blend with rich notes of fruits, honey and vanilla at great value. A classic Irish whiskey to be enjoyed, neat, on the rocks of mixed with Ginger Ale.

The Old Bushmills is the oldest official whisky distillery in the world. On April 20th 1608, King James I granted Sir Thomas Phillips - landowner and Governor of Co. Antrim, Ireland – a license to distil.

Bushmills distilleryThe Old Bushmills has been distilling whiskey from that date onwards, and the Old Bushmills Company was officially established in 1784. It is today part of the Diageo Spirits Group. The distillery is located in Bushmills, in Antrim County, North Ireland, a few miles away from the Giant’s Causeway, and the last operating distillery in North Ireland.


A dozen of distilleries were still opened in the region in the early 20th century. Only three remained in the 1950’s. The Comber distillery closed in 1953 and the Coleraine closed in 1978. Bushmills’ history is chaotic: its origins hark back to 1608 but the region had been distilling whiskey since the 12th century.Bushmills Whiskey


In 1276, Sir Robert Savage, owner of the Bushmills town is said to have fortified his troops with "a mighty drop of acqua vitae". In 1490, the Book of Leinster mentions a local alcohol served in Bushmills town.


The distillery starts growing from 1860’s onwards, and is bought for a mere 500 Sterling Pounds. In 1855, a fire destroys partly the distillery, which is then rebuilt in the Scottish style of that time, with pagoda roofs typical of Scottish distilleries. At the same time, Bushmills stops the production of Irish pot still and manufactures Single Malts.


Bushmills distilleryIn 1923, The Old Bushmills is purchased by a Belfast merchant, Samuel Boyd. In 1972 the distillery enters the Irish distillers Spirit Group. In 2008, Bushmills celebrate 400 years of whiskey making with its limited edition: Bushmills 1608. Old Bushmills then produces blends and single malts, with 4 wash stills, 5 spirit stills with 3 million litres of alcohol produced every year.

The Bushmills range draws its identity and spicy, fruity character from the single malt Bushmills whiskey, forming the heart of its blended whiskeys. Obtained from a triple distillation, Bushmills malt whiskey is elaborated from non peated barley. The malt is then peat-smoke free and offers a rich, malty style with subtle fruity notes.

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Bushmills Original Mignature 5cl 40°

Bushmills Original Mignature 5cl 40°

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Colour: pale glowing gold.

Nose: light, fresh, fruity and almost tangy. Citrus flavours (lemon) typical of the Bushmills malt prevail, with a hint of cinnamon, peach and vanilla, with light aromas of creme brulee.

Palate: slightly oily and lively, develops on honey flavours with lightness and sweetness. Reveals rose scents, marzipan and red fruits.

Finish: of moderate length, dry with grain and spicy aromas.

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